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Things to do next week

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Leeds

Concert organist Anthony Hammond performs a cathedral recital as part of

Leeds International Organ Festival. 

10 June, Leeds Cathedral (leedsiof.org)

Sheffield

The UK premiere of documentary Kate Nash: Underestimate The Girl is followed by a special Q&A with and performance by the singer and actor. 

10 June, Crucible Theatre (sheffieldtheatres.co.uk) 

Blackburn

The gin revolution arrives in Lancashire alongside the spicy, sweet and savoury flavours of Thailand, Malaysia, Mexico and… Chorley at this year’s National Festival of Making. 

15-16 June, Blackburn town centre (festivalofmaking.co.uk) 

Liverpool

One of the UK’s leading young jazz ensembles, Alex Hitchcock Quintet tour in support of album All Good Things – a collection of original compositions.

11 June, Parr Jazz (alexhitchcock.co.uk) 

York

Combining music and laughs by blending stupid songs with a carnival atmosphere, the five talented musicians who make up the Horne Section are made to do silly things by bearded comedian Alex Horne.

13 June, Barbican (thehornesection.com)

Hull

Having spent the first few months of the year recording new album DNA, set for release in November, Saddleworth four-piece Twisted Wheel head out on their Nomad Hat tour. 

14 June, Adelphi (skiddle.com) 

Chester

A touring V&A exhibition, Chance and Control: Art in the Age of Computers, features artworks from the pioneers of digital art over the last 50 years, including pieces by Frieder Nake and Georg Nees.

7 June-8 Sept, Old Library (chestervisualarts.org.uk) 

Manchester

New paintings by Louise Giovanelli are shown alongside rarely seen early Renaissance panel paintings and a selection of contemporary works by Victor Man and Mark Manders.

6-19 June, Manchester Art Gallery (manchesterartgallery.org) 

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